The nation’s corn and soybean harvest continued to run at a near-average pace last week, with 10% of corn harvested compared to the five-year average of 9%, and soybeans 6% harvested, equal to the five-year average, as of Sunday, Sept. 19, USDA NASS said in its weekly Crop Progress report on Monday.
U.S. corn condition was rated 59% good to excellent, up 1 percentage point from 58% the previous week. Soybean condition was rated 58% good to excellent, up 1 percentage point from the previous week’s 57%.
Corn dented was 93% and corn mature was 57%. Soybeans dropping leaves were 58%.
Winter wheat planting was 21%, ahead of the five-year average of 18%. Three percent of the crop was emerged compared to the average of 2%.
|National Crop Progress Summary|
|Soybeans Dropping Leaves||58||38||56||48|
|Winter Wheat Planted||21||12||19||18|
|Winter Wheat Emerged||3||NA||3||2|
|Cotton Bolls Opening||48||36||56||53|
|National Crop Condition Summary|
|(VP=Very Poor; P=Poor; F=Fair; G=Good; E=Excellent)|
|This Week||Last Week||Last Year|
View all of the USDA data firsthand here: https://downloads.usda.library.cornell.edu/usda-esmis/files/8336h188j/vx022d38r/p5548r56w/prog3921.pdf
Clay Patton has the full report here: